Frequently Asked Questions

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COVID On entry to the school, learners' hands are sanitised and temperature is taken.  Hands are sanitised before entering every classroom.  The school is sanitised every day after learners and staff have left.
COVID timetable Learners will be informed by their class teachers, or check the D6 Connect or our facebook page if we need to go back to the Covid timetable.
How much are the school fees and what are the payment options? R15 200 for 2022 payable by end of February with a 5% discount, or instalments payable over 10 months.
What are the school fees for 2022? R15 200 for the year.
What time are the learners released from school? At 2.45 pm but please check your daughter's timetable as on certain days the times may vary.
What time and when is the uniform shop open? Monday to Wednesday from 8 am to 2 pm.
Where are you situated? 149 Hoosen Haffejee Street. (Corner of Hoosen Haffejee and Peter Kirchhoff Street).
What are your school hours? Monday to Thursday 7.30 am to 3.30 pm;  Friday 7.30 am to 3.00 pm.
How many learners are there at your school? 525 – 535 at any given time.
Do you have any space for my child? (Grades 8-12) Unfortunately, we have no more spaces available for 2022, applications for 2023 close on 18 March 2022.
Why do you not have a space for my child? We are a very small school and can only accommodate a certain number of learners.
What are the price of your uniforms? The price list is on D6 Connect or come in and request a price list.
What do they have to wear in winter & summer? Please call the uniform shop. They will update you on what is needed and prices.
What is the Principal’s email address? All mail to admin@russellhigh.co.za
Are you still open for applications? Closing date for 2023 applications is 18 March 2022.
Does my child have extra lessons today? All learners who have extra lessons will bring a letter home with the dates and times.
Do you have a boarding establishment? No.
Do you have a swimming pool? No.
Will you allow me to sell food at the school to the students? No, we have a tuck shop already.
Is it just a girls school or can boys also go to school there? Yes, its girls only. No boys allowed.
I need to pay for school fees, do you take cash. No. we can’t take cash for security reasons, can you please deposit the money straight into the school's account.
Do you have a card machine? No.
Does the school have a matric ball? No, we have a smart lunch for the matrics. It is totally free and no special clothing needs to be bought.